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UFO sightings during the pandemic

Sometimes a walk down memory lane is more appealing when it’s lined with little green men and the path is lit by otherworldly lights...

Letter: Thanks for help reclaiming family pet

I would like to take this opportunity to say a great big thank you to Jim Burress, city councilor Jason Perry and the staff...

Letter: Generations deprived of history, flag, Constitution

As we watched the commemoration of all those who lost their lives on 9/11 one cannot help but reflect on all the firemen, police...

Letter: Federal mismanagement has led to COVID-19 deaths

Three reputable models are predicting our COVID-19 deaths will exceed 400,000 by Jan. 1. Sadly, this death rate will have progressed from zero deaths...

Letter: Concern for social equality has been usurped

Do you remember where you were 19 years ago on 9/11? On that day the United States was attacked. It was an act of...

Letter: Traditional means of voting are tried and true

Wait a minute! Explain to me: WHY people think that they can use mail-in voting to represent a true and accurate vote for the...

Federal lands payments more important than ever

By Will Cavin  New Mexico has been the epicenter of America’s energy revolution over the past decade. The boom in oil and gas drilling in...

An act to sustain local journalism

There are communities across the U.S. that have been forced to navigate the pandemic and 2020’s other challenges without local media in place to...

Collaborating to beat COVID-19

By Dr. Thom Mason, Dr. Jason Mitchell, and Dr. David R. Scrase As COVID-19 began to spread throughout the United States, New Mexico’s public health...

Restoring balance and accountability

By Greg Nibert State Rep. Our representative form of government is based upon the principle of checks and balances among three separate branches of government:...

Letter: Thanks for helping to recognize local leaders

On behalf of the Leadership Roswell Alumni Association, I am taking this opportunity to express our great appreciation to the Roswell Daily Record for...

Saving local journalism a bipartisan cause

By Dean Ridings CEO, America’s Newspapers  In a presidential election year and in the midst of the dual crises of the coronavirus pandemic and widespread economic...

Letter: Tote bags could come in handy for schools

MainStreet Roswell was contacted by a local elementary school teacher who was in search of reusable handle tote bags for sending school work bundles...

Letter: ‘As if the pandemic were not unhappiness enough …’

We live out in the county where mailboxes are on posts by the side of the road. On the night of July 30-31, some...

Letter: Speculation on the (possible) alien origin of pandemics

The UFO columnist, writing in the Vision section, states pandemics could originate from extraterrestrial visitors. He also, interestingly, points out this would be the...

Letter: US needs more freedom to produce energy, not less

In the last 15 years America has become the world’s leading energy producer thanks to energy freedom, allowing all sources of energy to compete...

Letter: Most are afraid to criticize Black Lives Matter group

As we watch the current turmoil in our society today, one has to be amazed at the stunning lack of any analysis of the...

Change in unprecedented times

By Publisher Barbara Beck and Editor John Dilmore The Roswell Daily Record has been delivering news to the communities of Chaves County and southeast New Mexico...

Letter: Council should do something ‘helpful or constructive’

Today’s (Aug. 6) paper posted the schedule for the city council to vote on a resolution about home businesses and the vehicles parked there....

Letter: ‘Culture of Narcissism’ on display in mask debate

I’m a recently retired lawyer, and while there are vast chunks of law about which I know nothing, criminal law and the Constitution aren’t...

Letter: Local agencies should enforce COVID safeguards

In the past three months COVID-19 in Chaves County has taken an additional 4 lives, 362 additional infections, and our restaurants are still restricted...

Letter: What is the real China Syndrome?

China is known as the People’s Republic of China (PRC), but in reality, it is controlled by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). The COVID-19...

Letter: Helping out with the coin shortage

Coin circulation has been curtailed by the COVID-19 virus. Those of us who have a bowl, drawer or dresser top collecting our change could...

Letter: Will we only enforce the laws we like?

Roswell Republicans can never again claim to be in favor of law and order. Voting to direct the city manager to refuse to enforce public...

Letter: Mayor, city council not offering ideas of their own

At the outset, know that I am no fan of our governor. I’m a Republican. I did not vote for her and would not...

Letter: We are all allowed to choose our own paths

In reference to the writer of the July 22 letter to the editor. We should all be so glad to know we have a...

Letter: ‘Old-school’ behaviors are ‘current in all times’

The article by Rick Kraft is correct in that the “old-schoolers” shine because of the way they handle life and relationships. The most time-tested...

NM deserves fully functioning justice system

By Justice Judith K. Nakamura New Mexico Supreme Court Closing and locking the doors to justice is not an option during a public health emergency. Imagine you...

Census 2020: A way to make a difference

By Brian Blalock, Elizabeth Groginsky and Ryan Stewart   As citizens of a democracy, we cherish our right to vote — and rightfully so. Every year...

Inspiration for problem-solving

When future generations look back on this time of the coronavirus pandemic, it will appear, rightly, that our world in 2020 was a mess....

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